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Cocoanut Grove Fire Talk

The Historical Society will be hosting a talk on the Cocoanut Grove Nightclub fire on Tuesday, Nov. 10th at 12:00pm in room L206. BMC Trauma Program Manager, Joe Blansfield, NP, will talk about the Cocoanut Grove Nightclub fire, which was the deadliest nightclub fire in history. Mr. Blansifield will discuss the events of the fire and […]

BUSM HS Tunnel Tour

The Historical Society was happy to host our annual Tunnel Tour with Dr. Hughes on October 28th. It was an excellent learning experience for all involved.

The Antibiotic Era

The BUSM Historical Society is proud to host a lecture by Dr. Scott Podolsky, director of the Harvard Center for the History of Medicine, author, and esteemed physician at BWH. He will be speaking about the History of Antibiotics. What: The Antibiotic Era When: March 24, 2015 from noon to 1pm Where: L112 Med school […]

2013-2014 Aceso Now Available!

The BUSM Historical Society is proud to announce publication of Volume II of Aceso: Journal of the Boston University School of Medicine Historical Society. The issue has many photos over its 8 articles and 56 pages. Please pass it along to friends and family.

10th J. Worth Estes Lecture at HMS

The Boston Medical Library presents the 10th J. Worth Estes, MD History of Medicine Lecture. David S. Jones, MD, PhD, A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine, Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine, Harvard University, will present his talk “Broken Hearts: The Tangled History of Cardiac Care” on Wednesday, […]

John Shaw Billings Talk Follow-Up

On December 4, 2012, Professor Emeritus of Surgery and Endocrinology Dr. Robert Beazley spoke to a full audience at BUSM about the life and career of Dr. John Shaw Billings during the 2012-2013 BUSM Historical Society Speaker Series. His write-up about the subject has been accepted for publication in Endocrine Practice. Check it out in […]

Dean Chobanian’s Talk Now Online

Video from Dean Chobanian’s visit with students last fall in honor of the Evans Memorial Department of Medicine’s 100th anniversary is now available on the Past Events and Campus History pages. Chobanian Lecture from BUSMHS on Vimeo.

Aceso Fall 2013 Submissions

Aceso: The Journal of the BUSM Historical Society is accepting submission for this fall’s issue. We are looking for contributions in the fields of: Medicine in Antiquity History of Medicine, Public Health, and related fields History of Medical Education History of BUSM, BMC, and Boston City Hospital History of Medicine in Boston and in Massachusetts […]

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